northern pocket gopher

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Related to northern pocket gopher: Thomomys talpoides
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Noun1.northern pocket gopher - greyish to brown gopher of western and central United Statesnorthern pocket gopher - greyish to brown gopher of western and central United States
pocket gopher, pouched rat, gopher - burrowing rodent of the family Geomyidae having large external cheek pouches; of Central America and southwestern North America
genus Thomomys, Thomomys - western pocket gophers
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The northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides) is a montane species that is widely distributed in mountainous areas of Colorado and ranges eastward onto the plains only on the divide between the Platte and Arkansas rivers.
The 38,000-acre monument protects North America's highest sand dunes--rising more than 700 feet--and endemic species such as the Great Sand Dunes tiger beetle, Ord's kangaroo rat, and the northern pocket gopher.
The Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides) were secondary to voles as part of the rodent diet of the Barn Owl.
quadrivittatus) * Least chipmunk X - 1 (Tamias minimus) Red squirrel X X 1 (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) Spotted ground squirrel X X 2 (Xerospermophilus spilosoma) * Banner-tailed kangaroo X X 1 rat (Dipodomys spectabilis) * Yellow-faced pocket - X 1 gopher (Cratogeomys castanops) * Yellow-faced or plains X X 1 pocket gopher (Cratogeomys or Geomys) * Botta's pocket gopher X X 1 (Thomomys bottae) * Northern pocket gopher cf.
However, no differences in infiltration were observed between sites with mounds of the Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides) and mound-free areas, though this may have been due to the gophers' habit of plugging up large sections of their burrows beneath the mounds (Zaitlin et al.

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